Jennifer Schenker

Jennifer Schenker, The Information

The Innovator

Jennifer L. Schenker has been covering the technology sector from Europe since 1985. She worked in various positions for the Wall Street Journal, TIME, and BusinessWeek. In 2016, she launched The Innovator, a website and subscription newsletter about digital transformation and sustainability that is read by the people responsible for innovation at some of the world’s largest companies. 

Videos

Technology experts discussing the use of AI in studying Jewish religion at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Will Chatbots Replace Rabbis?

How can AI help people study Jewish texts and answer religious questions? Moderated by Jennifer Schenker (The Innovator), this DLD24 panel discussion brings together Lev Israel (Sefaria), Paul Chang (appliedAI) and Antoine Leboyer (TUM Venture Lab). Watch the video to learn about Virtual Havruta, a chatbot project that aims to provide answers to questions in…
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Panel discussion about business use cases of artificial intelligence with (left to righ) Jennifer Schenker (The Innovator), Katja Speck (VisualVest), Artur Gruca (HypoVereinsbank) and Anna Kopp (Microsoft Germany) at the DLD AI Summit 2023 in Munich.

AI in Use: Industry Perspectives

How is generative AI being used in different industries and companies for efficiency, scaling operations and unlocking employee creativity? This panel discussion, moderated by journalist Jennifer Schenker, brings together industry experts Anna Kopp (Microsoft Germany), Katja Speck (VisualVest) and Artur Gruca (HypoVereinsbank). Katja Speck describes how Visual Vest, a robo advisor, is using generative AI…
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Fashion industry experts discuss how to make garment production more sustainable. The panelists include Patrik Lundström, (Renewcell), Katrin Ley (Fashion for Good), Gudrun Messias (adidas) and David Puyuelo (Coleo)

Changing the Fashion Industry

High carbon emissions, water pollution and low recycling rates make fashion, in its current form, a dirty business. Thankfully there are many innovative solutions coming out of startups and organizations dedicated to making beautiful clothes in a more sustainable fashion. In this DLD Circular panel discussion you’ll hear from Katrin Ley, Managing Director of Fashion…
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Panel discussion at the DLD conference with Jennifer Schenker, Peter Bakenecker, Nicole Gerhardt, Frank Thelen and Hanno Renner

Cornerstones for a Successful Europe

This DLD Munich session addresses some of the most urgent questions around Europe’s competitiveness in the digital economy. What are the untapped opportunities that could give the European tech ecosystem a boost? Which challenges do European tech entrepreneurs face? And where do investors see the biggest opportunities and issues? Get insights from Peter Bakenecker (Mastercard);…
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Robotics and automation talk with Sami Haddadin, Quirin Görz and Jennifer Schenker

Robotics & the Industrial Metaverse

The intersection of robotics, AI, Machine Learning and virtual simulations creates entirely new opportunities for the use of robots in a variety of fields. But what is the current state of play and what can we expect to see “Beyond NOW”? In this DLD23 session, moderated by journalist Jennifer Schenker (The Innovator), you’ll hear expert…
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Prof. Lisa Pfeifer receives the Aenne Burda Award 2022 from Elisabeth Furthwängler

Aenne Burda Award Ceremony 2022

“My dream, my passion, my daily motivation is to find a cure for Alzheimer”, Andrea Pfeifer, the recipient of the 2022 Aenne Burda Award, says in her acceptance speech. The disease “takes away your memory, your talents, your personality, your independence, your way to live – and finally, your life”. A growing number of people…
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Yaakov Nahmias, founder of Tissue Dynamics, speaks with Jennifer Schenker of The Innovator about breakthroughs in biotechnology and medicine at DLD Munich

News in Drug Development & AI

Prof. Yaakov Nahmias is a bioengineer and innovator, whose breakthroughs ranged from the first 3D printing of cells to the first commercial human-on-chip technology. In this exciting fireside chat with Jennifer Schenker, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Innovator, Nahmias describes how Tissue Dynamics, his latest startup, promises to speed up drug discovery with the help…
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video, Heike Freund, Marvel Fusion, Philipp Furler, Synhelion, Rafael Laguna de la Vera, SPRIND, Ann Mettler, Breakthrough Energy discuss clean tech solutions with Jennifer Schenker, The Innovator

Accelerating Clean Tech

Keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius is an enormous task. In this DLD Munich session, Ann Mettler (Breaktrough Energy), Philipp Furler (Synhelion), Heike Freund (Marvel Fusion) and Rafael Laguna de la Vera (German Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation SPRIND) discuss ways to accelerate clean tech with moderator Jennifer Schenker (The Innovator). “The need for…
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webinar, cybersecurity, hacking, ransomware, diversity, defense

Why Cybersecurity Is A Matter of Diversity And Values

In this DLD Sync session, Siemens Cybersecurity Officer & Chief Diversity Officer Natalia Oropeza and Zeina Zakhour, VP & Global CTO for Digital Security at Atos, discuss with The Innovator’s Jennifer Schenker why diversity and values play an integral role in cybersecurity.
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Werner Vogels, Amazon, cloud computing, space exploration, Jennifer Schenker, DLD, video, talk

Space Clouds

The new space race would be quite a slog without cloud computing, as Amazon CTO Werner Vogels illustrates in this engaging DLD Summer talk with Jennifer Schenker, Editor of The Innovator. Many industry players, from NASA to startups, rely on smart data centers to power their efforts. “There’s huge up-front costs for anyone who wants…
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DLD Summer, space technology, panel discussion, Alexander Gerfer, Daniel Wiegand, Christian Mohr, Jennifer Schenker, Joachim von Schlenk

Space: The New Frontier

Space exploration is a billion dollar global market. It holds the promise of creating unforeseen business opportunities as well as solving global challenges. Big players and visionaries out of the United States are naturally affiliated with space technology. But what about Europe? There’s plenty of talent, creativity and know-how for the continent to play an…
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Werner Vogels, Amazon, Jennifer Schenker, DLD All Stars

What’s Next in Tech?

E-commerce giant Amazon was among the first to realize the power of data analytics in the cloud. The company’s Amazon Web Service’s business (AWS) has become one of the most profitable business units. But the industry is quickly changing, with startups joining established players in racing to add new functionality to cloud computing. Amazon’s Chief…
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Articles

DLD Campus Bayreuth 2019

Three Takeaways From DLD Campus Bayreuth

Bavaria is one of Germany’s most innovative regions. Our DLD Campus conference at University of Bayreuth brought together business leaders, scientists and politicians for a full day of discussions centering around topics like artificial intelligence and automation, corporate change, sustainability and mobility. For a quick overview here’s a recap of major subjects, including select videos.…
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AI – Your Wingman to Success

What would actually happen, if AI would take over your job? A question Pablos Holman, hacker, inventor and futurist, thinks a lot about. People would thrive, is his answer. A lot of them would lose their jobs, but it wouldn’t be a bad thing. In his opinion they could finally do what only humans can do:…
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Events

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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DLD AI Summit 2023

This event explored how AI is reshaping every industry: from mobility to health, from agriculture to media, education, science, and politics.
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DLD Circular 2023 logo

DLD Circular 2023

This event explored the vision of a circular economy and how technological advances can foster innovative business concepts and societal transformation – shaping a sustainable world.
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